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Lawrence police looking for person wanted in home invasion, sexual assault

Lawrence police warn of police impersonator
Posted at 2:51 PM, Feb 23, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-23 14:51:42-05

LAWRENCE — Lawrence police are looking for a person wanted in connection with a home invasion and sexual assault that occurred in mid-February.

The incident occurred Feb. 13 in the area of East 52nd Street and North Shadeland Avenue, according to a release from the Lawrence Police Department.

"Detectives have learned that an individual described as a male with dark complexion in his late 20s-early 30s, wearing a utility-worker style hard hat, clear goggles, a medical-style face mask, and traffic safety vest, may be approaching residences indicating that he needs to check the utilities inside the residence," the release said. "In the February 13 incident, the victim opened the door for the suspect, who pushed the victim back inside the residence, where a sexual assault occurred."

Anyone who might have seen the person should call the Lawrence Police Department at 317-545-7575 or 311. People with specific information can contact Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-8477.